Re: -mm -> 2.6.13 merge status (fuse)

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Wed Jun 22 2005 - 04:34:10 EST

Miklos Szeredi <miklos@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Can we enhance private namespaces so they can squash setuid/setgid? If so,
> > is that adequate?
> We could. But that would again be overly restrictive. The goal is to
> make the use of FUSE filesystems for users as simple as possible. If
> the user has to manage multiple namespaces, each with it's own
> restrictions, it's becoming a very un-user-friendly environment.

I'd have thought that it would be possible to offer the same user interface
as you currently have with private namespaces. Hide any complexity in the
userspace tools? Where's the problem?
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